Sally Edelstein , at Envisioning the American Dream, has written another terrific post, packed with vintage advertising images. This time, her topic is women workers in World War II, wearing overalls, coveralls, work uniforms — and underwear and negligees — as part of the war effort.
To read “How the Mad Men of Madison Avenue got Rosie the Riveter to Man Up” click here.
At the bottom of that page are related posts:
Rosie the Riveter Goes to War (Women in uniform) click here
Rosie the Riveter’s Swimsuit Romance (WW II Swimsuits) click here (and scroll down for the sequel — Rosie’s Swimsuit Romance!)
and Rosie the Riveter Gets Her Pink Slip click here
Note: Envisioning the American Dream is packed with images, so sometimes it takes a few seconds to load — always worth waiting for!